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Orbicular Batfish

Platax orbicularis


The body of Platax orbicularis is almost disc-shaped, and very thin. Its tail, about 20% of the body length, is fan-shaped and is taller than it is long. Males can grow to up to 50 cm in length, though aquarium specimens are generally much shorter.

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Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on May 11, 2014
Submitted on May 13, 2014

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